Vulnerability CVE-2014-8485


Published: 2014-12-09   Modified: 2017-06-30

Description:
The setup_group function in bfd/elf.c in libbfd in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted section group headers in an ELF file.

Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version:
21
20
19
Vendor: GNU
Product: Binutils 
Version: 2.24;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version:
14.10
14.04
12.04
10.04

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://lcamtuf.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/psa-dont-run-strings-on-untrusted-files.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145262.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145328.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145742.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/26/2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70741
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157276
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17510
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=493a33860c71cac998f1a56d6d87d6faa801fbaa

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